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How do you grip the bar when deadlifting

How do you grip the bar when deadlifting

  • left hand under, right hand over

    Votes: 8 36.4%
  • left hand over, right hand under

    Votes: 6 27.3%
  • both hands over

    Votes: 5 22.7%
  • both hands under

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • varies / other

    Votes: 3 13.6%

  • Total voters
    22

kaz

iLift
I do a mixed grip but the right/dominant hand is the alternate grip, not the usual non dominant.
 

Neddysmith

Standard kunce
used to be both overhand, but then i had to use straps, since changing mixed grip i have dropped the straps and my grip has been fine so far....
 

jj80

Member
I've just been grabbing it overhand (both hands) like a pull up bar. No locking or anything. Heaviest I've done was 180 which was no problem. I've done so many fucking doorway chin ups I think my fingers are stupidly strong.
 

misslifty

New member
Both hands over until it gives out then I alternate over/under from left to right so I don't favour one over the other.
 

Jungnaut

YOLO Kunce
same as above. Alternating works although I know for sure my right hand has way stronger grip than my left. Which is very strange, yes I am right handed but you wouldn't think holding a pen there would give it that much of a strength/endurance advantage!
 

judgey

New member
I generally try and use overhand as much as possible.. but usually it's mix grip (alternating each set).
 

M@YHEM

Member
Over hand for me. With ezy grips due to nerve damage in my hands from crashing the dirtbike years ago
 
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